Hercule Poirot


The ABC Murders: Poirot’s “Little Gray Cells” Are Put to The Test (TRAILER)

A new year brings viewers a new take on Agatha Christie‘s Hercule Poirot, with John Malkovich (Billions, Burn After Reading) set to stretch his “little gray cells” as the famed literary detective in The ABC Murders, arriving to Amazon Prime Video on February 1st. Now mystery fans are getting a new look at the three-part limited series adaptation with the […]

The ABC Murders: John Malkovich’s Poirot Hunts a Serial Killer in BBC One/Amazon Adapt (TRAILER)

With John Malkovich (Billions, Burn After Reading) set to stretch his “little gray cells” as Agatha Christie‘s literary detective Hercule Poirot in BBC One/Amazon’s The ABC Murders later this month, mystery fans are getting their first full look at the three-night lmited series adaptation with the release of the limited series’ official trailer: Adapted by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, EastEnders) and directed […]


Gal Gadot in Talks to Join Kenneth Branagh in ‘Orient Express’ Sequel Death on the Nile

Kenneth Branagh‘s master detective Hercule Poirot might be getting a pretty “wonder”-ful co-star in the form of Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), who is currently in neogotiations to book passage on Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie whodunit classic Death on the Nile. The film serves as a sequel/follow-up to surprise hit Murder on the Orient Express – which also starred […]

John Malkovich’s Hercule Poirot Investigates ‘The ABC Murders’ for BBC One

BBC One and screenwriter Sarah Phelps are betting that there’s enough room across the pop culture zeitgeist for two “Hercule Poirots” to co-exist, casting John Malkovich as the famed Belgian sleuth in the network’s three-part adaptation of of Agatha Christie‘s The ABC Murders. Directed by Alex Gabassi (The Frankenstein Chronicles) from the classic 1936 novel, the project […]

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express: The Changes Made from the Novel

Having watched Murder on the Orient Express on Thanksgiving day, I decided it would be good to re-read the original Agatha Christie novel since I hadn’t read it since I was a teenager. And by “read” I mean go out to Audible.com and find a copy to listen to, because I don’t have time to […]

Orient Express

Murder On The Orient Express Is Classic Filmmaking By Kenneth Branagh

When I was younger, my girlfriend and I had a tradition. After we’d eat the Thanksgiving meal with my family (always served at 2 p.m.), we’d head up to the theater and see a movie. Last night, after the plates were cleared, the leftovers put away and the pie served, we decided to head out […]